The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 76 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.78% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,500 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
787 1529 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.93% 90.26% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 687 1209 1130
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Warrington +15 4 £42,500 +28.78%
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 17 (70.83%) ISTQB
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (45.83%) Finance
6 11 (45.83%) Validation
7 10 (41.67%) C#
7 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 10 (41.67%) SDLC
8 9 (37.50%) Defect Management
8 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (37.50%) System Testing
8 9 (37.50%) MSTest
8 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (37.50%) QA
8 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
9 7 (29.17%) Test Management
10 6 (25.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Web Services
12 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
12 3 (12.50%) XML
12 3 (12.50%) Java
13 2 (8.33%) RPG
13 2 (8.33%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MSTest
1 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Sahi
5 1 (4.17%) Synon
5 1 (4.17%) WatiN
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Developer in Test
3 7 (29.17%) Automation Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Automation Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Automation Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SSIS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Validation
4 10 (41.67%) SDLC
5 9 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 9 (37.50%) System Testing
5 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) ETL
8 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.17%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) RPG
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 17 (70.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP Quality Center